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The Construction Apprenticeship program allows eligible high school graduates and adult learners to earn while you learn in the classroom and on the job. The program is a collaborative effort of Blue Ridge Community CollegeHenderson County Public Schools, Transylvania County Public SchoolsHomeschool Association, and local employers working together to support the workforce of today and tomorrow.

The Construction Apprenticeship program is a registered North Carolina Apprenticeship with the N.C. Department of Labor.

Application Deadline:

Use the form below to apply for the Construction Apprenticeship:


Are you interested in learning more about the Apprenticeship Program with Blue Ridge Community College?

Program Description:

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Length of Program: Two years. 4 – 6 Semesters (Fall ‘23 – Spring ‘26) and 4,000 hours of work.
Eligibility: January and June 2023 High School Graduates and Adult Learners.
Tuition: Free. Plus, you’ll get PAID to attend class.
Starting Pay: $14 minimum. Periodic increases.
Schedule: Class one day a week.
Work remainder of the week at one of our partner companies.

Application and Hiring Process

For adult learners and those graduating in January 2023:

  • Draft Day, in February 2023, is the selection process that includes interviews with each company and group exercises.
  • If selected, a contingent offer of employment will be extended with specific details to follow.
  • If hired, you will begin employment.
  • Class will begin August 2023.

For those graduating in June 2023:

  • Pre-Apprenticeship will be in July.
  • Draft Day, is the selection process that includes interviews with each company and group exercises.
  • If selected, a contingent offer of employment will be extended with specific details to follow.
  • If hired, you may begin employment.
  • Class will begin August 2023.

Partner Companies

Benton Roofing logo
Buchanan Construction logo
Henderson County Habitat for Humanity
L & S Site Contractor logo
Living Stone Design + Build logo
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Contact Us

Kelli Stewart
Apprenticeship Coordinator
(828) 694-1766
k_stewart1093@blueridge.edu

Blue Ridge offers eight tracks for Apprenticeship!

Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Automotive
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Business & Banking
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Construction
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Early Childhood Education
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Electrical
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Heating & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Made in Henderson County (Manufacturing)
Apprenticeship Blue Ridge Plumbing